Johnson Malcolm W. 4455747

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Name Johnson Malcolm W.
Army number 4455747
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth 07/1921 in Weardale, County Durham. Mother's maiden surname Metcalfe. Birth registered Q3 1921.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Regimental Number suggests early May 1939. Posted to the ? 6th Battalion DLI. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in France? Served Iceland. Transferred to the Cameronians 11/12/1944 on the disbandment of the Brigade (Enlistment Books missing).
Company/Battery Possibly B Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Officer's Batman. He may be featured in one of Vane Dyson's photogrphs but this cannot yet be confirmed.
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet identified.
Home address Married Patricia Turner in North West Durham 07/1945. Marriage registered Q3 1945. Electoral Registration documents show him as living at 22, Tennyson Terrace, Crook, between 2003 and 2010.
Source table PBM

Mentioned as a friend within 10th DLI by the late Vane Dyson so this entry in the "possibles" section moved to the 10th Battalion Page.